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Santana Extends Las Vegas Residency into November

Credit: Erik KabikCarlos Santana has announced that he’ll be extending his band’s long-running Las Vegas residency at the House of Blues all the way into the fall of 2017. After previously scheduling January and February performances of the show, dubbed An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live, the guitar legend now has lined up a total of 24 new …

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Health Issues Force Asia’s John Wetton to Withdraw from Cruise to the Edge, Band’s US Tour with Journey

Courtesy of Glass Onyon PRSome disconcerting news from Asia frontman John Wetton, who has been battling cancer recently. The 67-year-old prog-rocker has announced that because of medical reasons, he will be unable to take part in Yes‘ upcoming Cruise to the Edge next month and Asia’s upcoming run of U.S. tour dates with Journey in March and April. “I am …

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Stevie Wonder to Give Tribute Performance for Michelle Obama on This Evening’s “Tonight Show”

Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABCStevie Wonder will be the musical guest this evening on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. According to a post on his official Facebook page, the legendary singer will give a performance paying tribute to outgoing first lady Michelle Obama, who is the only other scheduled guest on the program. Knowing host Jimmy Fallon‘s penchant for …

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Elton John’s Music Video Contest to Be Judged by Directors of “Moonlight” and Beyoncé Videos

Courtesy of Elton John You’ve still got a couple more weeks to create a music video for Elton John. The pop-rock legend’s new online competition, Elton John: The Cut, has just announced its judging panel. In addition to Elton and his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin, three additional people will help judge the winners: Dreamworks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg; Barry Jenkins, …

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When Will Madonna Stop? “When You Kill Me,” She Says

Luigi & IangoShe’s said it before but now she’s saying it again: Madonna isn’t going anywhere. In the new issue of Harper’s Bazaar, the Queen of Pop says she’s tired of people asking her why she continues to create as an artist. She reveals that her ex-husband — she doesn’t say which one — used to ask her why she …

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Neil Diamond Reveals What’s “Behind the Lyrics” of “Sweet Caroline” on “The Tonight Show”

Neil Diamond performs on “The Tonight Show” Nov. 29, 2016; Andrew Lipovsky/NBCWe finally learned the “truth” behind the lyrics of Neil Diamond‘s classic song “Sweet Caroline,” courtesy of The Tonight Show‘s Jimmy Fallon. In a recorded segment called “Behind the Lyrics,” Fallon had the a few artists, including Diamond, reveal the supposedly true stories behind their biggest hits. Diamond admitted …

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Jake Clemons to Help Celebrate His Late Uncle Clarence’s 75th Birthday at New York Tribute Concert

Kevin Mazur/WireImage; Lisa MacIntoshLate E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons would’ve turned 75 today, and to mark the milestone birthday, a tribute show is being held at The Cutting Room in New York City as part of the Light of Day Winterfest charity-concert series. Among the many musicians taking part in the event is Clarence’s nephew and E Street Band …

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Alone: Heart’s Ann Wilson Announces 2017 Solo Tour

Credit: Norman SeeffHeart‘s Ann Wilson says her famous band is “in a cocoon of metamorphosis” and has announced plans for a 2017 solo trek that will take her across the U.S. The “Ann Wilson of Heart” tour features 20 confirmed dates, kicking off March 8 in her hometown Seattle and running through an April 7 show in Cranston, Rhode Island. …

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Sting Debuts Animated Video for New Song, “One Fine Day”

Credit: Eric Ryan AndersonSting has released an inventive animated video for “One Fine Day,” a song from his recently released album, 57th & 9th. The colorful clip, which was directed by James Larese, features Rotoscope-style animation of the ex-Police frontman singing the tune along with a constantly changing variety of colorful background images, graphics and lyric snippets. Many of the …

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Cher to Participate in Women’s March on Washington

MPI02/Bauer-Griffin/GC ImagesIf you take part in the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, you may find yourself marching next to Cher. The legendary singer and actress is one of the many celebrities who’ve confirmed their participation in the event, which takes place one day after the inauguration of Donald Trump. March organizers have announced that Cher, Katy Perry, Amy …

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